What makes you feel better?!

Did you know that Mercury is in Retrograde? I honestly have no fucking clue what that really means, but I do know that its fucking around with my(and heaps of other people) mojo. . .it’s not cool Universe. But we just kind of roll on and keep on keeping on, cos you can’t dwell on shit. You just can’t. You turn into a cranky pants negative Nancy and nobody likes a pain in the ass that sits there in the ‘poor me’ corner non stop all day long. Just get on with it. Tell your story and make a little joke about it and move the fuck along. Shit sometimes sux, but it’s how we handle the shitty times that defines who we are as people on the big planet floating in the Universe. I’m not going to bore everyone with all our weird things that are going on, cos honestly, it wont make things better, being positive and moving forward is what will make things better. (more…)

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DIY Gold Leaf dot print

I promise, I didn’t vanish. 2015 just started fucking weirdly. Shop wise and work wise, things are awesome. So I am going to focus on that. Focus on the good.

So I did this little DIY and it’s quite easy to do and looks great on the wall or would make a great present.gold leafprint

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DIY Glitter feathers

I am very lucky to be the Craft and DIY contributor for the gorgeous bellaMUMMA and in the lead up to Christmas I have done a few easy little DIY’s to make your Christmas a little more sparkly and happy. Pop over to check out the glitter feather decorations  that make everyone smile.

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MY INTERNET IS WORKING. . .so I went on Pinterest

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I know that we should all be able to function quite easily without internet. . .but I just   can’t. My business, although is stationery and gifts that are like the opposite of technology, ironically I need technology and the internet to make the magic happen. One example is Pinterest. It not only inspires many projects and keeps the creativity flowing, it also drives traffic to my website. My website has things for sale. The things that are for sale are bought by humans and they in exchange for goods give me money via paypal and then I use paypal to transfer money to my account and walk into the grocery store and use my card to buy food for my family to eat so that they don’t die. (more…)

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Into the fold. Something special for YOU

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I am surrounded by talent. I really really am. Whether its amazing designers who create stunning products that I am privileged to sell in my shop, or on social media. And Because of my job, being quite the creative outlet, I am constantly introduced to awesome products. I am also very lucky to be gifted many amazing little things and I am always so overwhelmed with how generous people are to me and my family. I am so grateful. And excited that I get to offer my peeps a little treat. (more…)

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This is what I want!!!!

 

I’ve been thinking lately about things I ‘want’. Not in a selfish spoilt brat kind of  new clothes and shoes ‘want’ but things in life ‘professionally speaking’  but a messy pink hair type professional. I don’t do suits.  And I figure if I write it down and tell people what it is that I want to achieve, then the universe will officially know and shit can start to happen?! I’m in a sort of jittery mood lately because Christmas in the shop is coming up and for some reason its worrying me,  and our internet is all fucked up and I am tethering from my phone and my data is waaaaay over(this is why I havent blogged sorry. . .Its OPTUS’s fault) SO I thought I would put some positive happy dreams out to the world.

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Pinterest picks. I smell summer.

 

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Today the mercury is rising and we are LOVING it in our house. Living by the beach, and finally having pool means that most of summer is spent outside. ATTENTION  Apple Macbook creators. . . make a laptop screen that doesn’t reflect. Seriously would love to be able to work outside a little more. GAH first world problems hey ;) (more…)

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Sometimes the internet is a massive asshole.

(WARNING. I swear a lot. If you dont like swearing MOVE the fuck along this post is not for you)

I shared a post on Monday night on my Instagram and everyone could relate and had a little chuckle. It was all in good fun. Its hard being a parent and I love when other mums share funny things that happen throughout the day. I love to share. I love that we have a small little community of followers who support me and my family and our little business. Its such a nice place Instagram for us.

This was the photo and the post

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Pinterest Picks. Window display inspiration

All weekend I have been doing talks about where I get the inspiration from, for my window displays. Usually the first stop is pinterest. I.AM.VERY.SLOW. On this new window display. WAY too many things going on and being a little bit over ambitious with creating things.  These are a few images that are inspiring me with this next window. Should be installed this week. Wish me luck ;)

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Motex is BACK!!!!

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We are HUGE fans of MoTEX here at Little Paper Lane. If you haven’t met MoTEX yet, then prepare to be DAZZLED.  (more…)

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